How to Avoid 5 Common Small Business Mistakes

Guest Article By:   Derek Goodman  Around 400,000 new small businesses are started every year in the U.S. While around 80% of these businesses survive their first year, roughly 50% fail within five years. Many small businesses shut down due to cash flow problems, but poor planning and bad management are also common culprits. Business owners make several common mistakes that …

THE GREAT RESIGNATION

Guest Article written by @Amii Barnard-Bahn. The busy roadside Burger King marquee announced, “WE ALL QUIT. SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.” This is a cautionary signpost for leaders of our time. As companies struggle with the uncertainty of hybrid model shifts in the return to work, one thing is certain — employees are leaving. News headlines have been fixated on “The Great …

Helpful Learning Resources for Leaders

Do you want to become the kind of leader who inspires others? Are you ready to achieve impressive results for your company? Making a commitment to continue to learn is the key to success as a leader, and these resources will help you along your learning journey!  Best Books to Read  Proactive leaders are always reading — you can learn …

5 Success Secrets for Your First Small Business

Guest Article submitted by:   Ms. Gloria Martinez – g.martinez@womenled.org Are you eager to be your own boss and build a business of your own? For some people, entrepreneurship isn’t just a career — it’s a calling. However, it takes more than passion to succeed in business. To truly make it as a small business owner, you need personal effectiveness. If …